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Climber Falls From Cathedral Spire, Marking Third Incident In Yosemite This Week - HuffPost

The accident follows a series of rockfalls on El Capitan that injured two and killed one Wednesday. By Doha Madani. A climber fell from Higher Cathedral Spire in Yosemite Valley on Friday, marking the third accident in the national park in three days ...and more »

Harrowing stories emerge after two massive rockfalls at Yosemite's El Capitan - Los Angeles Times

Harrowing stories are emerging about two massive rockfalls at Yosemite National Park that killed one man and injured at least two others this week. A British tourist died Wednesday while climbing the park's El Capitan monolith, and U.K. media reports ...and more »

'He dived on top of me': Woman injured in Yosemite rockfall says husband died shielding her - Washington Post

The person who was killed Wednesday after a large rock fell off Yosemite National Park's popular El Capitan rock formation has been identified as Andrew Foster, a 32-year-old climber from Wales, according to British media. The falling rock also ...and more »

'He saved my life': Brit climber killed in Yosemite died protecting wife from 1300 tonne rock fall -

A Brit crushed to death by 1,300 tonnes of rock in Yosemite National Park was killed trying to save his wife, it has emerged. Climbing enthusiasts Andy and Lucy Foster were celebrating their first year of marriage with an adventure holiday in ...and more »

Yosemite climber died saving his wife from El Capitan rockfall - New York Daily News

Climber/skier Andrew Foster, 32, of Wales with wife Lucy Foster in a Facebook photo. He was killed in a rockslide in Yosemite on Sept. 27, 2017. (Facebook). BY Jessica Schladebeck. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday, September 30, 2017, 11:23 AM. A climber ...and more »

Climber injured in 30-foot fall from Yosemite's Cathedral Spire - SFGate

A woman climbing a particularly difficult route up Cathedral Spire in Yosemite National Park suffered moderate injuries on Friday when she fell 30 feet and was taken to a local hospital, a park spokesman said. The injured climber's name was not ...and more »

Third climbing accident in 3 days in Yosemite as park cleans up from 2 rockfalls -

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (KSEE) — A climber fell while climbing the Higher Cathedral Spiral in Yosemite on Friday. This comes after the park cleans up debris from El Capitan's rockfalls. The Higher Cathedral Spire is right across the Merced ...and more »

Geologist: Yosemite rock falls don't mean more danger - Seattle Times

This Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 photo provided by climber Ryan Sheridan shows a new rock fall from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Sheridan had just reached the top of El Capitan when Thursday's slide let loose... (Ryan Sheridan via AP) More ...and more »

Climbers detail horror of fatal rockslide at El Capitan in Yosemite - San Francisco Chronicle

In this photo provided by Peter Zabrok, climber Ryan Sheridan who had just reached the top of El Capitan, a 7,569-foot (2,307 meter) formation, when a rock slide let loose below him Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in ... more. Photo: Peter Zabrok, Associated ...and more »

Rock hit man on head as he drove out of Yosemite park; previous chunk killed 1 - 89.3 KPCC

Yosemite's El Capitan is shown in a file photo on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. Officials at Yosemite say a chunk of rock broke off El Capitan on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, along one of the world's most famously scaled routes at the height of climbing ...and more »